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Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 4 – Orix Buffaloes 1 (July 16, 2013)

by on Jul.16, 2013 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Rakuten Eagles vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 18:00
Starters: Tanaka, Masahiro (RAK) 12-0, 1.24 - Dickson, Brandon (ORI) 5-2, 2.05

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Rakuten 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 4 12 1
Orix 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0

Attendance: 11860 | Time: 3h6m | Series tied, 2-10-0

Rakuten Eagles

Hitters (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo .282 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 L4   Kl   L6   Ks G6  
(2B) Fujita, Kazuya .263 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 G4     Ks G4   F8   L6
(1B) Akaminai, Ginji .342 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 F8     G6   G6 BB   1B (8)
(DH) Jones, Andruw .228 5 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   1B (8)   G5   1B (7) Ks   F4
(3B) McGehee, Casey .290 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   F9     G6 1B (4)   BB  
(LF) Masuda, Shintaro .238 4 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   G4     1B (8) 1B (9)   Ks  
SS Iwasaki, Tatsuro .218 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo .257 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0   F5     1B (4) 1B (8)   1B (6)  
PR/LF Moriyama, Makoto .279 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(C) Shima, Motohiro .280 2 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0     G6   BB BB   1B (7)  
(RF) Shimauchi, Hiroaki .261 3 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0     1B (8)   1B (9) F8   SF7  
(P) Tanaka, Masahiro .167 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
    .262 35 4 12 4 5 4 0 0 1 0  

Pitchers

  Player G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
W Tanaka, Masahiro 16 13 0 0 9.0 105 32 29 5 0 8 1 0 2 0 0 1 1 1.224
            9.0 105 32 29 5 0 8 1 0 2 0 0 1 1  

Orix Buffaloes

Hitters (LOB: 4, DP: 2)

Pos Player AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
(LF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka .233 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1B (8)   SH2   G1     G4  
(2B) Adachi, Ryoichi .256 3 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 SH1   1B (8)   Ks     F8  
(RF) Itoi, Yoshio .288 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 L4   Ks     G4     BB
(1B) Lee, Dae-Ho .309 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 Ks   G1     Ks     DP
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom .290 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   G5   G6   Ks     G5
(DH) Okada, Takahiro .212 3 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   1B (8)   Kl     Kl    
(SS) Yamamoto, Kazunao .236 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   G4   E6     1B (9)    
(C) Ito, Hikaru .282 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   Ks   G6          
PH Takahashi, Shinji .254 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0             L1    
C Fushimi, Torai .200 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(CF) Goto, Shunta .244 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0     2B (9)   G5     G3  
(P) Dickson, Brandon .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Morimoto, Shota .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Higa, Motoki .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Maeda, Yuji .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Kondo, Kazuki .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
    .253 29 1 5 1 8 1 2 1 0 0  

Pitchers

  Player G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
L Dickson, Brandon 12 5 3 0 5.2 101 25 24 9 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 2.260
  Morimoto, Shota 14 1 0 0 1.0 19 5 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.523
  Higa, Motoki 34 2 2 0 1.0 23 6 4 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.883
  Maeda, Yuji 8 0 0 0 0.2 10 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.421
  Kondo, Kazuki 2 0 0 0 0.2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
            9.0 155 40 35 12 0 5 4 0 0 0 0 4 4  

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Notes

General: S/mileage's Akari Takeuchi and Kana Nakanishi threw out the ceremonial first pitch.  Source: Daily Sports 7/16/2013

Rakuten: The Eagles won their second straight game.  They have also won their last four against the Buffaloes. ... Tanaka is 17-0 in twenty-three starts since his last loss on August 19, 2012 (vs Seibu).  He is 3-0 in three starts against the Buffaloes this year.  His streak of scoreless innings ended at 42.1.  Source: Sponichi 7/16/2013  This was his fourth complete game of the year (forty-ninth of his career).  He leads the league with ninety-eight strikeouts. ... Matsui collected his fifth modasho of the year. ... Fujita's hitting streak ended at seven.  Matsui extended his hitting streak to seven games; Masuda extended his to five games.

Orix: The Buffaloes have lost three in a row. ... Dickson lost a game for the first time in four starts since his last loss on May 20 (vs Yokohama).  He is 0-1 in two starts against the Eagles this season.